Scoring system may help identify drug-resistant infection

10/14/2011 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

A score based on five clinical factors showed 81% sensitivity and 70% specificity in identifying carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bloodstream infections, researchers reported at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Researchers are working to expand and validate the score for use in determining appropriate antibiotic treatment without waiting days for lab results.

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